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Reliable knowledge : an exploration of the grounds for belief in science

Author: J M Ziman
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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Reliable Knowledge offers a valuably clear account and a radically challenging investigation of the credibility of scientific knowledge.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Ziman
ISBN: 0521406706 9780521406703
OCLC Number: 37019355
Description: ix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Grounds for an inquiry; 2. Unambiguous communication; 3. Common observation; 4. World maps and pictures; 5. The stuff of reality; 6. The world of science; 7. Social knowledge; Index.
Responsibility: John Ziman, Frs.

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'He is one of the cleverest and most urbane liberal scientists writing about science today.' The Guardian

 
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